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Community recognizes 56th anniversary of March on Washington

Wednesday marked the 56th anniversary of the March on Washington.

More than 2,000 backpacks handed out to kick off school year

Area churches held their 6th annual back to school bash at the Martin Luther King Center to help kids get ready for the upcoming school year.

Kids enjoy the big game

What's more fun than watching the Super Bowl with your friends? Downtown Wilmington's MLK Center hosted dozens of kids for their own party.

New backpacks for thousands of children

The MLK Center looked like Christmas morning Saturday afternoon. At the 5th Annual Backpack Drive. It drew thousands of children in need.

Need a backpack? Volunteers to give out free school supplies to students

Before the first bell rings, some organizations here in the cape fear are teaming up to help at the fifth annual backpack drive.

Local law enforcement agencies ball for unity in the community

Local law enforcement took off their work shoes in exchange for sneakers as they hit the hardwood for a little friendly competition.

Families invited for fun and learning to celebrate MLK Day

One event to honor Dr. King was going on Saturday at the building that bears his name in Wilmington, the MLK Center.
Dozens attend the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington on January 11, 2018. (Photo: Sarah Johnson/WWAY)

MLK celebrations continue with Potluck for Peace

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was all about peace, and celebrations continued Thursday with the Potluck for Peace at the MLK Center in Wilmington.

Hundreds of Wilmington students receive new bookbags free of charge

Wilmington kids will return to their classrooms Monday for the first day of school and many of them will have a new bookbag that they received free of charge this weekend.

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